Who isn’t a sucker for an indie-twist on an R&B smash hit? Not us. And when we were tipped to Chicago violinist/singer Anni Rossi covering Rihanna’s “Rude Boy,” we thought that sharing would be caring, or something. It’s a bit sparse sounding, with Rossi’s vocals front and center, conveying the dirtiest moments in a very, let’s say, pseudo-innocent way. Listen below and you’ll know what we’re talking about.
Rossi’s latest album Heavy Meadow will be released in May.